Last Updated: July 30, 2018
We'll only use your personal data on relevant lawful grounds as permitted by Japan's Act on the Protection of Personal Information and GDPR.
- 2. What personal data do we collect?
Your personal data (for example, name, institution, email) will be collected and used by us only in connection with specific activities for editing Annals of the Institute of Statistical Mathematics and Proceedings of the Institute of Statistical Mathematics (hereafter "the journals").
- 3. How we use your personal data
Personal data provided to us will be used for the purpose(s) outlined and in a transparent manner at the time of collection or registration when appropriate, in accordance with any preferences you express. If asked by the police, or any other regulatory or government authority investigating suspected illegal activities, however, we may need to provide your personal data.
We take appropriate organizational and technical security measures to protect your personal data and to prevent divulgation, misuse, loss or alteration thereof.
Below are the main uses of your data.
Handling your submission
We use the personal data to handle your submissions to the journals.
Asking for a peer-review
We use the personal data to ask you to review submissions to the journals and to keep a record of these review processes.
Calling for papers
We use the personal data to encourage you to submit a paper to the journals.
We use the personal data to contact authors for proofreading and to send reprints.
We may also use the personal data to find possible specialists who will help us as an associate editor of the journals.
- 4. Outsourcing
We may outsource all or part of the personal data processing in editing, printing and other purpose necessary for issuing the journals. Such outsourcing may involve transferring personal data out of the European Economic Area (EEA). For each of these transfers we make sure that we provide an adequate level of protection to the data transferred.
- 5. Retention period
We do not store your personal data any longer than necessary for the purposes for which we collect the personal data.
- 6. Your data protection rights
When we use your personal data on the basis of consent, you have the right to withdraw that consent at any time. However, such withdrawal will not affect the lawfulness of processing based on the consent before withdrawal thereof.
You have the right to request access to, correction of, and deletion of your personal data. You have the right to object to processing of your personal data where we are relying on a legitimate interest. You have the right to request restriction of processing of your personal data. You have the right to data portability.
If you are not satisfied with the way in which we have proceeded with any request, or if you have any complaint regarding the way in which we process your personal data, you may lodge a complaint with an applicable data protection supervisory authority.
- 7. Changes
This policy may be subject to change. Any changes will be posted on this web page with an updated revision date.
- 8. Contact
For any questions, complaints or in the event that you wish to make use of one of the rights mentioned above, you may contact Editorial Office.